Heavy fighting likely to persist for Ukrainian-held Bakhmut -U.S. official

Daily life during shelling, Bakhmut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Heavy fighting around the largely ruined, Ukrainian-held city of Bakhmut is likely to persist for the foreseeable future, with the outcome uncertain as Russians have made incremental progress, according to a senior U.S. administration official.

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Katharine Jackson)